The table below looks at the statistics for CMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Content Management System (CMS)
Rank 75 92 95
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Contract jobs citing CMS 51 36 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.93% 1.40% 1.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.91% 7.00% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 21 8
Average daily rate
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£333 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £200 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £365 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £298 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.24% -0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £29.25 - £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.65 - £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.85 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.29 £11.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+41.65% -42.50%
CMS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
395 514 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.91% 19.95% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 289 128
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £441 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 23
Average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £37.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

CMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CMS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

CMS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CMS across the Berkshire region.

CMS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

CMS
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

CMS Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

CMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CMS across the Berkshire region.

CMS Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

CMS
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

CMS Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

CMS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +17 14 £300 -7.69% 4
Newbury +5 7 £275 +37.50%
Bracknell +2 6 £315 +57.50% 3
Maidenhead - 4 £320 -
Slough -11 1 £273 -16.15%
Windsor - - - - 2
Wokingham - - - -
CMS
South East

CMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CMS.

1 49 (46.23%) HTML
2 43 (40.57%) JavaScript
3 37 (34.91%) CSS
4 30 (28.30%) Marketing
5 28 (26.42%) Drupal
5 28 (26.42%) jQuery
6 26 (24.53%) .NET
7 24 (22.64%) C#
8 23 (21.70%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (20.75%) E-Commerce
10 21 (19.81%) ASP.NET
10 21 (19.81%) Content Management
10 21 (19.81%) SEO
11 19 (17.92%) MVC
11 19 (17.92%) HTML5
12 17 (16.04%) Sitecore CMS
12 17 (16.04%) Sitecore
12 17 (16.04%) XML
13 15 (14.15%) Social Media
13 15 (14.15%) Analytics
14 14 (13.21%) Mobile App
14 14 (13.21%) SQL Server
15 13 (12.26%) PHP
15 13 (12.26%) CSS3
15 13 (12.26%) Kanban
15 13 (12.26%) Digital Marketing
16 12 (11.32%) Microsoft
17 11 (10.38%) Photoshop
17 11 (10.38%) Web Development
17 11 (10.38%) User Experience

CMS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (26.42%) Drupal
2 17 (16.04%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (7.55%) IBM Notes
4 7 (6.60%) WordPress
4 7 (6.60%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.72%) Sitefinity
6 4 (3.77%) Confluence
6 4 (3.77%) Umbraco
6 4 (3.77%) Joomla!
7 3 (2.83%) Liferay
7 3 (2.83%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.89%) Apache
8 2 (1.89%) TYPO3
8 2 (1.89%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.94%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.94%) DNN
9 1 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.94%) Alfresco
Applications
1 11 (10.38%) Photoshop
2 7 (6.60%) MS Office
3 5 (4.72%) MS Excel
4 4 (3.77%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.89%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.89%) Tridion
3 1 (0.94%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) Office 365
1 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.94%) NFC
1 1 (0.94%) FTP
1 1 (0.94%) HTTP
1 1 (0.94%) Intranet
1 1 (0.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.55%) MySQL
3 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.89%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (7.55%) Dreamweaver
2 7 (6.60%) JIRA
3 6 (5.66%) Subversion
3 6 (5.66%) Grunt
4 5 (4.72%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.83%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.83%) Selenium
7 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.94%) Firebug
8 1 (0.94%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (28.30%) Marketing
2 7 (6.60%) Italian Language
2 7 (6.60%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.66%) Retail
3 6 (5.66%) German Language
3 6 (5.66%) Portuguese Language
3 6 (5.66%) Spanish Language
4 5 (4.72%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (4.72%) Finance
5 4 (3.77%) Publishing
6 3 (2.83%) Games
7 2 (1.89%) Legal
7 2 (1.89%) Japanese Language
7 2 (1.89%) Korean Language
7 2 (1.89%) Danish Language
7 2 (1.89%) Dutch Language
7 2 (1.89%) French Language
7 2 (1.89%) Swedish Language
8 1 (0.94%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 47 (44.34%) Developer
2 17 (16.04%) Project Manager
3 15 (14.15%) Digital Project Manager
4 9 (8.49%) Sitecore Developer
4 9 (8.49%) Front-End Developer
5 8 (7.55%) Web Developer
6 7 (6.60%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (6.60%) Architect
6 7 (6.60%) IT Project Manager
7 6 (5.66%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.72%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.77%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.77%) Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) Content Manager
9 4 (3.77%) Service Desk Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 4 (3.77%) CMS Developer
9 4 (3.77%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 3 (2.83%) QA Analyst
10 3 (2.83%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (46.23%) HTML
2 37 (34.91%) CSS
3 28 (26.42%) jQuery
4 26 (24.53%) .NET
5 21 (19.81%) ASP.NET
6 19 (17.92%) HTML5
7 17 (16.04%) XML
8 13 (12.26%) CSS3
9 9 (8.49%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (6.60%) Web Services
10 7 (6.60%) XHTML
11 5 (4.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (4.72%) Sass
11 5 (4.72%) JSON
11 5 (4.72%) Ajax
11 5 (4.72%) SOAP
12 4 (3.77%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (3.77%) WebCenter
13 3 (2.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (2.83%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.15%) Social Media
2 14 (13.21%) Mobile App
3 11 (10.38%) User Experience
4 8 (7.55%) Open Source
5 7 (6.60%) Digital Media
6 6 (5.66%) Blog
7 4 (3.77%) E-Learning
7 4 (3.77%) Copywriting
8 3 (2.83%) W3C
9 2 (1.89%) FMCG
9 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.94%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.94%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.94%) New Media
10 1 (0.94%) iPad
10 1 (0.94%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.94%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.77%) Windows
2 2 (1.89%) Linux
3 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.94%) Android
3 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.94%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.70%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (20.75%) E-Commerce
3 21 (19.81%) Content Management
3 21 (19.81%) SEO
4 19 (17.92%) MVC
5 15 (14.15%) Analytics
6 13 (12.26%) Kanban
6 13 (12.26%) Digital Marketing
7 11 (10.38%) Web Development
8 9 (8.49%) Migration
9 7 (6.60%) CRM
10 6 (5.66%) Project Management
11 5 (4.72%) Email Marketing
11 5 (4.72%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (4.72%) Pay per click
11 5 (4.72%) Web Analytics
12 4 (3.77%) Service Management
12 4 (3.77%) ITIL
12 4 (3.77%) OO
12 4 (3.77%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 43 (40.57%) JavaScript
2 24 (22.64%) C#
3 13 (12.26%) PHP
4 5 (4.72%) SQL
4 5 (4.72%) Java
5 4 (3.77%) Python
6 3 (2.83%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.89%) Perl
7 2 (1.89%) PHP5
8 1 (0.94%) PHP4
8 1 (0.94%) XPath
8 1 (0.94%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (6.60%) Degree
2 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.94%) ISEB
2 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) cPanel
Vendors
1 17 (16.04%) Sitecore
2 12 (11.32%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.49%) Adobe
4 8 (7.55%) Lotus
5 7 (6.60%) Oracle
6 3 (2.83%) Open Text
6 3 (2.83%) Telerik
7 2 (1.89%) Huawei
7 2 (1.89%) Google
8 1 (0.94%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.94%) SendGrid
8 1 (0.94%) Zend
8 1 (0.94%) Facebook
8 1 (0.94%) Twitter
8 1 (0.94%) hybris
8 1 (0.94%) Ektron
8 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.94%) FatWire
8 1 (0.94%) ATG
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